Genesis 21:13
New International Version
I will make the son of the slave into a nation also, because he is your offspring."

New Living Translation
But I will also make a nation of the descendants of Hagar's son because he is your son, too."

English Standard Version
And I will make a nation of the son of the slave woman also, because he is your offspring.”

Berean Study Bible
But I will also make a nation of the slave woman’s son, because he is your offspring.”

New American Standard Bible
"And of the son of the maid I will make a nation also, because he is your descendant."

King James Bible
And also of the son of the bondwoman will I make a nation, because he is thy seed.

Christian Standard Bible
and I will also make a nation of the slave's son because he is your offspring."

Contemporary English Version
but the son of the slave woman is also your son, and I will make his descendants into a great nation."

Good News Translation
I will also give many children to the son of the slave woman, so that they will become a nation. He too is your son."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But I will also make a nation of the slave's son because he is your offspring."

International Standard Version
Nevertheless, I will make the slave girl's son into a nation, since he, too, is your offspring."

NET Bible
But I will also make the son of the slave wife into a great nation, for he is your descendant too."

New Heart English Bible
And I will also make a great nation of the son of the slave woman, because he is your offspring."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Besides, I will make the slave's son into a nation also, because he is your child."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And also of the son of the bondwoman will I make a nation, because he is thy seed.'

New American Standard 1977
“And of the son of the maid I will make a nation also, because he is your descendant.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And also of the son of the bondwoman I will make a nation because he is thy seed.

King James 2000 Bible
And also of the son of the bondwoman will I make a nation, because he is your descendant.

American King James Version
And also of the son of the female slave will I make a nation, because he is your seed.

American Standard Version
And also of the son of the handmaid will I make a nation, because he is thy seed.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And moreover I will make the son of this bondwoman a great nation, because he is thy seed.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But I will make the son also of the bondwoman a great nation, because he is thy seed.

Darby Bible Translation
But also the son of the handmaid will I make a nation, because he is thy seed.

English Revised Version
And also of the son of the bondwoman will I make a nation, because he is thy seed.

Webster's Bible Translation
And also of the son of the bond-woman will I make a nation, because he is thy seed.

World English Bible
I will also make a nation of the son of the handmaid, because he is your seed."

Young's Literal Translation
As to the son of the handmaid also, for a nation I set him, because he is thy seed.'
Study Bible
Sarah Turns Against Hagar
12But God said to Abraham, “Do not be distressed about the boy and your maidservant. Listen to everything that Sarah tells you, for through Isaac your offspring will be reckoned. 13But I will also make a nation of the slave woman’s son, because he is your offspring.” 14Early in the morning, Abraham got up, took bread and a skin of water, put them on Hagar’s shoulders, and sent her away with the boy. She left and wandered in the wilderness of Beersheba.…
Cross References
Genesis 16:10
Then the Angel added, "I will greatly multiply your offspring so that they will be too numerous to count."

Genesis 21:14
Early in the morning, Abraham got up, took bread and a skin of water, put them on Hagar's shoulders, and sent her away with the boy. She left and wandered in the wilderness of Beersheba.

Genesis 21:18
Arise, lift up the boy and take him by the hand, for I will make him into a great nation."

Genesis 25:12
This is the account of Abraham's son Ishmael, whom Hagar the Egyptian, Sarah's maidservant, bore to Abraham.

Treasury of Scripture

And also of the son of the female slave will I make a nation, because he is your seed.

Genesis 21:18
Arise, lift up the lad, and hold him in thine hand; for I will make him a great nation.

Genesis 16:10
And the angel of the LORD said unto her, I will multiply thy seed exceedingly, that it shall not be numbered for multitude.

Genesis 17:20
And as for Ishmael, I have heard thee: Behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him exceedingly; twelve princes shall he beget, and I will make him a great nation.







Lexicon
But I will also
וְגַ֥ם (wə·ḡam)
Conjunctive waw | Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 1571: Assemblage, also, even, yea, though, both, and

make
אֲשִׂימֶ֑נּוּ (’ă·śî·men·nū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7760: Put -- to put, place, set

a nation
לְג֣וֹי (lə·ḡō·w)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1471: A foreign nation, a Gentile, a troop of animals, a flight of locusts

of the slave woman’s
הָאָמָ֖ה (hā·’ā·māh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 519: A maidservant, female slave

son,
בֶּן־ (ben-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

because
כִּ֥י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

he
הֽוּא׃ (hū)
Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

is your offspring.”
זַרְעֲךָ֖ (zar·‘ă·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2233: Seed, fruit, plant, sowing-time, posterity
(13) The son of the bondwoman.--Heb., of the handmaid. Hagar is never acknowledged as Abraham's wife, though her child, as Abraham's son, receives a noble promise for the father's sake.

Verse 13. - And also of the son of the bond-woman will I make a nation. Literally, to nation I will set or put him; a promise already given (Genesis 17:20), but here repeated to render Ishmael's dismissal easier. Because he is thy seed. "Thy son according to the flesh, though not after the promise, as Isaac was" (Ainsworth); a proof that men may sometimes receive mercies for their fathers' sakes. 21:9-13 Let us not overlook the manner in which this family matter instructs us not to rest in outward privileges, or in our own doings. And let us seek the blessings of the new covenant by faith in its Divine Surety. Ishmael's conduct was persecution, being done in profane contempt of the covenant and promise, and with malice against Isaac. God takes notice of what children say and do in their play; and will reckon with them, if they say or do amiss, though their parents do not. Mocking is a great sin, and very provoking to God. And the children of promise must expect to be mocked. Abraham was grieved that Ishmael should misbehave, and Sarah demand so severe a punishment. But God showed him that Isaac must be the father of the promised Seed; therefore, send Ishmael away, lest he corrupt the manners, or try to take the rights of Isaac. The covenant seed of Abraham must be a people by themselves, not mingled with those who were out of covenant: Sarah little thought of this; but God turned aright what she said.
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